Unknown. <em>Fish-Shaped Flask</em>, 19th or 20th century. Glazed earthenware and cork, 2 x 12 x 6 in. (5.1 x 30.5 x 15.2 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Gift of Paul F. Walter, 1999.108.8. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, CUR.1999.108.8.jpg)

Fish-Shaped Flask


Medium: Glazed earthenware and cork

Geograhical Locations:

Dates:19th or 20th century

Dimensions: 2 x 12 x 6 in. (5.1 x 30.5 x 15.2 cm)


Museum Location: Brooklyn Museum, BMA, 5H24, 5B

Accession Number: 1999.108.8

Image: CUR.1999.108.8.jpg,

Catalogue Description:
Flask, glazed earthenware. The flask is in the shape of a fish. The opening for the flask is the mouth of the fish. The molded form features fins, scales and gills. The fish resembles a bass or a trout. The overall color is a deep but muted mustard color with small areas of brown at the opening.

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